Serena Williams insists she by no means obtained any teaching indicators from Patrick Mouratoglou throughout her US Open defeat to Naomi Osaka.
The 23-time Grand Slam winner misplaced her cool through the remaining in opposition to Osaka, accusing umpire Carlos Ramos of sexism after receiving three code violations.
Ramos deducted Williams a sport for her third violation, verbal abuse, and the America was fined £13,000 ($17,000) for her actions after the ultimate.
Mouratoglou, Williams’ coach, admitted the teaching violation, however his participant is standing agency in her assertion.
‘He mentioned he made a movement,’ Williams mentioned in an interview with Australian TV present, The Sunday Mission.
‘I don’t perceive what he was speaking about. We’ve by no means had indicators.’
She added: ‘I simply don’t perceive…for those who’re a feminine you must have the ability to do even half of what a man can do.’
Williams claims she was handled harshly as a result of she is a girl, whereas a male participant would have been given extra leeway.
Mouratoglou admitted he was attempting to get a message to Williams, but additionally insisted it was a standard observe in tennis.
‘I’m sincere, I used to be teaching. I imply, I don’t assume she checked out me in order that’s why she didn’t even assume I used to be,’ he advised ESPN.
‘However I used to be like 100 per cent of the coaches in 100 per cent of the matches.’
The three code violations Williams was hit with was teaching, smashing her racquet after which verbal abuse.
Wiliams was deducted a degree for smashing her racquet after which a sport when she known as Ramos a ‘thief’.